Maria Teresa Fernandez Aceves D. in history from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She works as a professor and researcher at the ciesas West since 2001. Her research has focused on the social history of labor, women's history and gender in Mexico in the 20th century. xxHe has taught graduate seminars at the University of California, History of Emotions and Archives. He has taught graduate seminars at the ciesas and at the University of Guadalajara. He is a regular member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences since 2012 and of the National System of Researchers (Sistema Nacional de Investigadores). iii.